Articles Categorized: Council

Disappointment at sale of hall

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ANOTHER potential buyer of the Awakeri War Memorial Hall has expressed disappointment at its sale. Heidi Schicker and her husband, Ernie, offered $150,000 for the…

CBD lighting options considered

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WHAKATANE-Ohope Community Board expects to consider lighting display options for Wharaurangi on The Strand at its next meeting in November. Although it has balked at…

Work pledge to youth

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ALONG with other civic leaders, I am supporting a project called the Youth Employment Pledge. This is an initiative being promoted by the Mayors’ Task…

Flood report released

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EVEN if the Matahina Dam had been lowered to its absolute minimum, the Rangitaiki River would have probably still have breached the floodwall on College…

Risk to rural halls

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WHEN Whakatane District Council voted on who to sell the Awakeri War Memorial Hall to, Andrew Iles’ was the lone voice. He was only one…

Heartbreak as hall bid rejected

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HEIDI Schicker is “totally disappointed” that the Whakatane District Council has decided to continue with the sale of the Awakeri War Memorial Hall to Barry…

Council wins supreme website award

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WHAKATANE District Council has won the supreme website award for the third year running at the Association of Local Government Information Management 2017 Spring Web…